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A Shark's Tale
Thirty years ago, Wendy Lull, CAS ’74, was discussing her class report on sharks with OU biology professor William Forbes when she hadan epiphany about her life’s direction. “Sharks . . . ” Dr. Forbes mused at the start of the meeting. “I haven’t thought about sharks in a long time.”
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Health is academic for nursing Alum
Ten years ago, a college degree of any kind was just a dream for Julia Lechtenberg, a wife and mother of two. Today, thanks to Oakland University, she has taken her career as a nurse to a whole new level. She earned her BSN in 1999, her master’s this May — and now gets paid to go to school every day. She is a school nurse with the Pontiac School District and she has clearly found her niche.
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Together for life
They’ve been with us from the beginning. They’ve seen us at our worst and cheered us on when we were at our best. Most likely, they also pulled our hair, told on us and laughed when we fell down. Siblings are in a class by themselves when it comes to family dynamics and personal relationships. Beyond our parents, our sibling relationships could be the most important we ever have.
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Leader in the lab
Pick any day of the week, and Amanda Bryant-Friedrich’s organic chemistry lab in the Science and Engineering Building is brimming with activity. It’s orderly, yet frenetic. Friendly, yet focused. Both by intention and fate, the 38-year-old Detroit resident has created a diverse laboratory where knowledge and curiosity form the basis of scientific research.
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Educators on education
What does it mean to be on the front lines of the educational system? Six educators share insights, experiences and expectations with our readers.
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Passage to India
In the short tenure of a typical Oakland University MBA student, India has transformed itself in the eyes of the typical American from an impoverished Third World nation, struggling to feed and house its masses, into a major player in international commerce. So when the School of Business Administration (SBA) last year began to formulate plans for its Study Abroad Trade Mission to India it was not undertaking an interesting side trip for the edification of a few students and faculty members. It was responding to a mandate.
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